[icecast-dev] Icecast & DB storage

Thomas Kirk thomas at arkena.com
Wed Apr 24 07:22:34 PDT 2002

Hey There Phil

On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 02:17:01PM +0100, Phil Kerr wrote:

> Has anyone had any experiences of using a DB as the source container for
> MP3's with Icecast/IceS/Shout.

Excuse me but this just sounds to crazy for me....??? Why in heaven
would you like to store the binary data in the database?

<p>> What we are trying to do is store the source media in Oracle, and/or
> Postgres, as BLOB's.  The aim is to not have the source-files on the
> file-system so clustering and management becomes easier.

Make a hdcluster of disk in raid5 and use the db to link to these
files thats the normal way to do it.

Venlig hilsen/Kind regards
Thomas Kirk

<p>BOFH excuse #88:

Boss' kid fucked up the machine

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